Sponsorzy The Hack Summit 2022

A conference of the Polish #cyberSecurity community that you have to be at. 181+ talks, from trends to deep dives

19.10.2023, online 20.10.2023, PGE Narodowy (Warsaw)

The Hack Summit

About The Hack Summit

The Hack Summit is a continuation of What The H@ck – a well-known conference in the Polish IT Sec community. As every year, you can expect more than a dozen tracks on the subject of widely IT security in the broadest sense of the term, with speeches from top Polish and international speakers.

By attending the conference, you additionally gain 10, 20 or 30 CPE credits:

To whom is the event directed?

…and all others interested in the subject of cyber security

What themes can you expect?

The event is recommended by

Wojskowa Akademia Techniczna ISC2 IAW Wojskowa Akademia Techniczna The Hack Summit ISACA Warsaw Chapter ISSA Polska OWASP Polskie Towarzystwo Informatyczne PIIT Niebezpiecznik Sekurak

What topics can you expect?

ONLINE Conference
(Thursday, 19 October):
  • live-streamed speeches
  • discussions and Q&A sessions with the speakers (via chat)
  • providing a VoD library, speaking at:
    • THS 2022

    • THS 2021 (poprzednia edycja)

    • Ya!vaConf 2021 (track: IT Security for Software Developers)

ONSITE Conference
(Friday, 20 October):
  • speeches in the comfortable halls of the PGE Narodowy in Warsaw

  • round tables after the presentations and discussions with the speakers

  • networking, relaxation and VIP zones

Preparty & Afterparty ONSITE
(Thursday & Friday, 19-20 October)
  • Preparty (19.10, place TBD) in the form of a pub crawl around selected Warsaw cocktail bars

  • Afterparty (20.10, place TBD) with additional networking options in one of Warsaw's top cocktail bars

(Thursday, 19 October, online & Friday, 20 October, onsite):
  • Top employers and IT service providers available online (day 1) or onsite (day 2)

  • meetings (online and onsite) with exhibitors, the date and subject of which you arrange in advance

  • career and service/product options from the conference theme area

Workshops ONSITE
extra feature (Thursday, 19 October)
  • 3 dedicated full-day workshops available as additional options

  • well-known trainers, large dose of practical knowledge

  • small groups and individual approach

  • certificate of training completion

Capture The Flag ONSITE
(Friday, 20 October):
  • Challenging tasks
  • Possibility to participate at any time during the conference
  • Attractive prize
In addition
  • Certificate of training completion
  • CPE credits
  • Official T-shirts and sweatshirts of the event and other gadgets
ONLINE & ONSITE contests
  • For sending recommendations of the event to your friends: Xbox, Amazon Kindle
  • For submitting your CV: Xbox, Amazon Kindle
  • For visiting the stands of Expo exhibitors: Xbox, Google Home, Amazon Kindle

Where will the event take place?

Onsite part of The Hack Summit 2023 (conference, workshops, IT Sec Expo) will take place in the heart of Warsaw: at PGE Narodowy Conference Centre,

Ks. Józefa Poniatowskiego 1 Avenue (Entrance/entry through gate no. 1 from Zieleniecka Avenue, public underground car park available for a fee)

Other elements of the event:

Conference and IT Sec Expo online - after logging into your user account
Preparty - starting place to be announced soon
Afterparty - in one of Warsaw's coctail bars, location to be announced nearer the time of the event

See you there! 👋

PGE Narodowy

Speakers 2022

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Agenda 2022

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If you purchase PRO or EXEC, packages, you also get access to VoD from THS 2021 online trackswith access for 3 months.

Check out last year's THS 2021 agenda below:

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"The Hack Summit is a project where DKWOC shares its, often unique, knowledge with the ITSec community. You are welcome!"
Mariusz Chmielewski płk dr inż. Mariusz Chmielewski,Deputy Cyber Defence Forces Component Commander
"It gives me a great pleasure to be here and to take part in The Hack Summit, one of the best places in Poland for sharing knowledge and summarizing"
Paula Januszkiewicz Paula Januszkiewicz, CEO & Founder, CQURE
"You are cordially invited to the 'Governance, Risk, Compliance' track, to which we have invited some of the best experts in this experts in this area."
Michał Jaworski Michał Jaworski,Board Member, Microsoft
"A conference that everyone working in software development should attend in order to learn how to effectively ensure the security of the applications being developed."
Andrzej Dyjak Andrzej Dyjak,CEO, Principal Consultant & Trainer, "Bezpieczny Kod"
"A project that is one of the key events for everyone involved in Microsoft technologies."
Paweł Pławiak Paweł Pławiak, Managing Director, CBSG Poland
"Compliance topics related to the IT area are at the highest level here."
Paweł Gruszecki Paweł Gruszecki, Counsel, IP&TMT practice, Domański Zakrzewski Palinka
"A great deal of useful, technical knowledge at a varied level."
Paweł Kordos Paweł Kordos, Senior Penetration Tester, Procter & Gamble
"A unique conference of the Polish cyber security community, which you have to be at. You are cordially invited."
Adrian Kapczyński Adrian Kapczyński, Board Member, 17 53c - Cyber Security Association

Programme Council 2022

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Programme Council 2021

Michał Bijata
Prezes Fundacji Academic Partners
Mariusz Chmielewski
Zastępca Dyrektora NCBC
Marcin Ziemek
Senior Solution Architect
Sławomir Sobótka
CEO, Bottega IT Minds
Paweł Kordos
Penetration Tester, KMD Poland
Kamil Szymański
Tech Lead, Pragmatic Coders
Łukasz Dziedziul
Software Engineer, Neo4j
Marcin Świerczyński
Technical Lead w Silent Eight
Jarosław Pałka
Performance Engineer, Neo4j
Eryk Dobaj
Fundacja Academic Partners
Robert Witkowski
Co-founder TwójPsycholog
Piotr Wilczyński
IT Architect, Sii Poland
Adrian Kapczyński
Principal Consultant, Skillforce
Maciej Remiszewski
Freelance Consultant
Anna Feliksbrot
Koordynatorka działań operacyjnych Rady Programowej
Ida Bzowska
Communications Manager w Konfy

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Organizatorzy wydarzenia

For more than 10 years, we have been not only the organizer, but also the initiator of many significant events aimed at IT / data science professionals and students. In addition to The Hack Summit, our portfolio includes Warsaw IT Days, Data Science Summit, Ya!vaConf, IT Job Fair and many meetups. We also help organize IT and data science conferences for companies / organizations interested in such activities. For, questions, please feel free to contact us.

The Cyberspace Defense Forces Component Command was established on the basis of the NCBC and directly subordinate units. The main tasks of the unit are to ensure the ICT security of the entire ministry, conduct research design, build, implementation, use and protection of national cryptologic technologies or the production of new products for the state by uniting the scientific and industrial potential in the area of advanced information and cryptographic technologies.


About event
1. Who is the The Hack Summit event aimed at?
  • ⚬ technical cyber security specialists (Red Team, Blue Team, Pentesting and others), SOC specialists,
  • ⚬ executives, compliance specialists, IT risk, IT audit,
  • ⚬ IT lawyers, representatives of legislative bodies
  • ⚬ services, military and police officers,
  • ⚬ software developers: programmers, architects, SysOps, DevOps, DevSecOps, NetOps, testers,
  • ⚬ consultants and architects of Cloud solutions.
2. What elements does the event consist of?
    The Hack Summit is primarily a large-scale IT security conference. Conference is also accompanied by a number of other elements and attractions, including:
  • ⚬ IT Sec Expo trade fair for services and work,
  • ⚬ full-day practical workshops (available as additional options),
  • ⚬ evening networking meetings - preparty and afterparty,
  • ⚬ Capture The Flag competition.
3.What is the format of the 2023 event (online, in-person)?

THS this year will have both a stationary formula, as well as online. On the first day (Thursday, 19.10), the conference and Expo will take place online, in an account participant on a dedicated platform. The second day (Friday, 20.10) will be held stationary at PGE Narodowy in Warsaw - where you will be able to listen to all the speeches from the onsite tracks and visit the stands of stationary exhibitors.

The elements of the event, including the individual online and onsite speeches, are completely independent and separate. The onsite content is not available to online participants and vice versa. Only participants in the online + onsite packages receive access to the entire event.

4. What if, for whatever reason, the event cannot take place in a stationary format?

In this case, the stationary part of the event will take place on a different date or online - for which, if necessary, we are fully prepared. Should you decide to move the event to online, all tickets will automatically be converted to tickets for the online event.

Event agenda, Q&A sessions and access to recordings of speeches
5.What types of speeches are included in the Event Agenda?
    Attendees of The Hack Summit 2022 get access to the following types of speeches:
  • ⚬ Live-streamed presentations (part online),
  • ⚬ Presentations in the form of specially prepared recordings available as VoD (part online),
  • ⚬ Stationary presentations (onsite part)
  • In addition, participants in the higher packages receive access to a VoD library of recordings of speeches of the previous edition of The Hack Summit 2022.
6.How do I know in what form the various speeches will be presented?

In the Agenda, next to each lecture, there is information on what form it is presented in - Online Live, Online VoD or stationary (in which case the room number is given). In addition, next to each track there is information on which form it is being delivered in.

7.What language are the lectures conducted in?

Speeches are given in Polish or English. Information on the language of individual speeches is available in the Agenda.

8.Will the speeches presented live be recorded and available after the conference?

All speeches of the live streamed online part and speeches within the Main Stage track of the onsite part will be recorded. The recordings of the live speeches, like all recordings made available in the VoD model, will be viewable in the participant's account after logging in.
Access to the recordings of the online part is available as part of the Online, PRO and Exec packages.
Access to recordings of the stationary part is available within the PRO and Executive packages.

9.When will recordings of the speeches that took place live be made available?

We usually make recordings available up to 2 weeks after the conference. We always inform you by email.

10.Until when will recordings of speeches be available?

Access to all VoD presentations and recordings of speeches that have been presented live is granted for 3 months from the date of publication of these recordings.

11.How can I ask questions of the speakers?

For speeches streamed live online, there will be an opportunity to ask questions of the speakers in the live chat. In the case of VoD speeches, in the comments section below the recording of the lecture. During the stationary part, we have prepared a round tables session after each lecture, where you will be able to ask questions and talk directly to the speaker after their talk.

12.How can I rate the speeches?
Your feedback is very important to us and the speakers, so we would be very grateful if you shared it with us.
In the case of online appearances (live and VoD), it is possible to leave a rating and comment below the video - simply select the appropriate number of stars and, optionally, add a comment.
In the case of in-person presentations, it will be possible to evaluate the lecture in a feedback survey available to logged-in users in the Participant's Account.
Purchase of tickets, payments, invoices
13.By when can I register?

You can register until the day of the event or until places run out (the number of tickets in each pool and package, both for the online and onsite sections, is strictly limited).

14.Can I purchase access to the VoD after the event?

Yes, it is possible to purchase packages entitling you to access the VoD recordings after the event date. However, these packages do not include gift-bags and other benefits offered to participants during the event, and the time limit for access to VoD recordings is 3 months calculated from the date of the event/publication of the recordings and not from the date of purchase.

15. How do I buy more than 1 package?

In the registration, please select the option "I buy for my team" and then choose the appropriate number of packages (one package for one person). Once your order has been paid for, you will receive invitation codes, which you should then give to the people for whom the tickets are intended.

Each participant of the event must create an individual user account - only in this way will he or she receive access to the platform where the online part of the event takes place and be able to download a personal invitation entitling him or her to enter the stationary part. In order to create an account, the registration process must be completed by entering the invitation code received from the person who paid for the ticket in the first step. Once the invitation code has been entered, the price of the corresponding package will be reduced and the person will be able to create an account in the selected package at no cost.

16.How do I use a discount code / invitation code from a group purchase?

The discount code can be used when registering at https://warszawkiedniinformatyki.pl/registration.html. At the first step of registration, at the bottom of the page, select the option "I have a code from the invitation" and then enter and confirm the code. Once the code has been validated, the prices of the packages within which the code is valid will be reduced accordingly.

17.Can I receive a pro-forma or deferred payment invoice?

A deferred payment invoice is available. After placing your order and completing your registration, please send an email to aleksandra.prychitko@fundacjaap.org.pl. As this service is entirely manual, a handling fee of 49 PLN will be charged.

18. Can I receive an invoice for the purchase of tickets and additional options?

A personalised invoice is issued with each order. A VAT invoice for a sole trader is only available if you select the 'buy for business' option when choosing your package.

The title on the sales document (irrespective of the options selected) is "Participation in the The Hack Summit conference". If you need to include additional annotations on the sales document, you will find a field to enter them during registration.

The invoice is issued by:
Academic Partners Foundation
Aleje Jerozolimskie 181B
02-222 Warszawa
NIP: 118-20-88-939

T-shirts, sweatshirts, giftbags
19.How do I collect my T-shirt/blouse (included in the package or purchased as an optional extra)?

In the case of T-shirts from the PRO package and T-shirts and sweatshirts from the Executive package - they can only be collected in person at the event. In the case of all additional options (T-shirt, sweatshirt) purchased separately - personal collection at the event or dispatch to the address indicated in the registration will be possible.

20.When will I receive my T-shirt/blouse?

For items collected at the event - on the day of the event ;) For items sent by courier - approximately 2 weeks after the event.

Participation in the conference
21.Where is the event taking place?

The stationary part of the event (conference, workshops, IT Sec Expo) will take place in the centre of Warsaw, at the PGE Narodowy Conference Centre, Ks. Józefa Poniatowskiego Avenue 1 (entrance/entry through gate no. 1 from Zieleniecka Avenue. However, due to restrictions, the exact address may change (in which case we will inform participants by email).

All online elements of the event (access to live streaming, VoD recordings, live chat, IT Sec Expo virtual exhibition hall) will be available to logged-in users on a dedicated platform.

22.What times does the event take place?

The conference takes place from 9:00 am - 6:00 pm, exact speaking times are available on the Agenda. IT Sec Expo and meetings with Exhibitors take place from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm.

23.Is lunch available for participants during the stationary event?

For participants in the PRO and Exec packages, lunch is available as part of the selected conference package. Participants in the other packages have the option to purchase catering, which includes lunch, as an additional option to the selected conference package.

24.Can I receive a certificate and CPE credits for attending the event?
Yes, each conference participant will receive a personal certificate to certify their participation in the event. The certificate will be available for download after the event in the Participant Account.

    Based on the certificate, participation in the event is entitled to:
  • ⚬ Online packages / Main Stage / Student - 10 CPE credits
  • ⚬ Basic package - 20 CPE points
  • ⚬ PRO / Exec package - 30 CPE points
Participation in the Data Science Expo
25.Can I enter the Data Science Expo without registering?

No, to enter the Data Science Expo you must register and download a free ticket (Data Science Expo / Expo package available at Registration). During the stationary part of the event, tickets are checked at the entrance. On the other hand, to attend online, you must have an active account, which you set up by registering.

26.How do I contact the exhibitors?
Exhibitors can be contacted through, among others:

    [Online part]
  • ⚬ arranging a 1:1 appointment (telephone call), in registration or in the participant's account,
  • ⚬ chatting online at the virtual stand,
  • ⚬ sending any message via the contact form on the virtual stand.

    [Onsite part]
  • ⚬ approach to the stand at the stationary Expo,
  • ⚬ Talk at the afterparty (participation only for participants with Basic, PRO and Exec package), at which most exhibitor representatives are customarily present ;).
Participation in the Data Science Expo is, as always, completely free of charge.
27.Where can I find exhibitor stands?

Exhibitor stands will be located in the corridor next to the presentation rooms and will also be available online (access by logging in with your User Account).

Preparty and Afterparty
28.Who can attend the preparty and afterparty?

The preparty and afterparty are open to PRO and Exec package participants as well as Exhibitors and Speakers of the event.

29.Where will the preparty and afterparty take place?
The pre-party takes place online day from 21:00 in the form of a pub crawl around selected Warsaw cocktail bars. The exact starting point will be emailed to participants.

The afterparty takes place onsite day from 21:00 at one of Warsaw's top cocktail bars - the address will be announced closer to the event.
Organisers and contact
30.Who is organising the event?

The organisers of the event are:
⚬ Academic Partners Foundation for the academic and business community (lead organiser, formal lead organiser)
⚬ Cyber Defence Forces Component Command

31.How can I contact the organisers?
Write an email to hello@thehacksummit.com - this email is linked to the ticket system with monitored SLA. In urgent cases, please call +48 660 409 142.